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WHAT DO THE HOLOCAUST, GLOBAL WARMING, AND THE FILIOQUE HAVE IN COMMON? (with Paul Viminitz) Abstract: In this paper we offer a conjecture as to how it’s possible that people of identical epistemic integrity – by which we mean pretty close to none – can and do nonetheless arrive at polar opposite views about history,…

Hobbes’ Humility Check

Lately I've been troubled by laughing-at-stupid-people infotainment, especially in partisan news media, and on both sides of the political spectrum. I'd like to watch a broadcast that doesn't devolve into some version of nanny-nanny-poo-poo-you-have-stinky-pants. That the anchor wears a suit and tie, frowns, and speaks solemnly makes the content no less snide. But from my armchair,…